CAJLS Officers

The CAJLS Board of Directors consists of seven members: Four directors are elected from the Council of Teachers, two directors from the Council of School Administrators, and one director from the Council of Community Organization and Individual Supporters.

Each Council discusses the most important issues of its constituencies and, when deemed appropriate, the issues are brought to the Board by their representatives.

The board members listed below dedicated their time and effort in completing their roles for the assigned Academic Year term(s):

Term 2016 - 2018
Yoichi Sakaguchi (Polaris Gakuin)
President, CAJLS and Board Member

Bryan Takeda (Mirai Nihongo Gakuin)
1st VP, CAJLS and Board Member
(Representative - Council of Community Organizations and Individual Supporters)

Madoka Hull (Gardena Buddhist Church JLS)
2nd VP, CAJLS and Board Member
(Representative - Council of School Administrators)

Shinji Schweitz (Polaris Gakuin)
Secretary, CAJLS and Board Member

Hitomi Nonaka (Southeast Japanese School)
Chairperson, Council of Teachers and CAJLS Board Member
(Representative - Council of Teachers)

Miyoko Fouch (Orange Coast Gakuen)
CFO and CAJLS Board Member
(Representative - Council of Teachers)

Yuko Watarai (Southeast Japanese School)
Secretary, Council of Teachers and CAJLS Board Member
(Representative - Council of Teachers)